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Monday, April 10 – Monthly meeting, 6PM – Everyone Welcome!

Monday, April 10 – Monthly meeting, 6PM – Everyone Welcome!  Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike.  For more info contact Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

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Tuesday, April 11 – Full Pink Moon Hike. 8:30PM-9:30PM.

Tuesday, April 11 – Full Pink Moon Hike.  8:30PM-9:30PM.  Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG) and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo).  Join FLPG and SoFo on a leisurely-paced hike through open-field trails. The Pink Moon name comes from the herb moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring. Other names for this month’s celestial body include the Full Sprouting Grass Moon, the Egg Moon, and among coastal tribes the Full Fish Moon, because this was the time that the shad swam upstream to spawn.  Refreshments afterward. Meet at the SoFo Museum parking lot, 377 Bridgehampton Turnpike, 200 yards north of the RR tracks. Leader: Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

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Saturday, April 15 – Old Farm Road cleanup, 8:00AM.

Saturday, April 15 – Old Farm Road cleanup, 8:00AM.  Help clean up the roadside along FLPG’s adopted road. Meet at Poxabogue Park, 191 Old Farm Rd, Sagaponack. Bring gloves, bags provided.  For more info contact Sandra Ferguson, 631-537-3752.

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Sunday April 23 – Great East End Cleanup. 9:00AM.

Sunday April 23 – Great East End Cleanup. 9:00AM.  Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and Southampton Town for our annual cleanup in the Long Pond Greenbelt. Meet at the intersection of Haines Path and Narrow Lane, Sagaponack.  Bring gloves and tick repellent. Bags and free dumping will be supplied by the Town. For more information and to let us know you can attend contact Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

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Saturday, May 6 -Peconic Family Fun Day, 10AM.

Saturday, May 6 – Peconic Family Fun Day: Free Children’s Environmental Carnival. 10AM – NOON. Rain or shine. Now in its 8th year, Peconic Family Fun Day offers visitors the opportunity to learn about and celebrate the ecosystems, estuaries and environments that make the East End so incredibly special. The event is filled with a host of fun and accessible activities designed to encourage water management, agricultural sustainability, recycling, and environmental stewardship. This family fun day presents exhibits, programs, and hands-on activities sponsored by Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE), Peconic Land Trust, South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo), Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG), Amber Waves Farm, Group for the East End, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Southampton Animal Shelter, and other environmental organizations. In addition to the activities at CMEE, SoFo will host two easy-paced nature walks at the South Fork Natural History Museum to see the blossoms, birds, butterflies, turtles, frogs, and myriad plant and animal life that call the field behind the museum home.  Nature walks will be held at 10:30 am and 11:15 am.  Free admission to CMEE is included during this event – 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpk. 537-8250.  To register for the SoFo hikes, contact the museum at (631) 537-9735.

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Monday, May 8 – Monthly Meeting, 6PM – Everyone Welcome!

Monday, May 8 – Monthly Meeting, 6PM – Everyone Welcome!  Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike

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Wednesday, May 10 – Full Flower Moon Hike. 8:30PM-9:30PM.

Wednesday, May 10 – Full Flower Moon Hike. 8:30PM-9:30PM. Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo).  Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and South Fork Natural History Society on a leisurely-paced hike through open-field trails. In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon. Other names include the Full Corn Planting Moon, or the Milk Moon.  Refreshments afterwards.  Meet at the SoFo Museum parking lot, 377 Bridgehampton Turnpike, 200 yards north of the RR tracks. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689.

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Saturday, May 20 – Old Farm Road cleanup, 8AM.

Saturday, May 20 – Old Farm Road cleanup, 8AM. Help clean up the roadside along FLPG’s adopted road. Meet at Poxabogue Park, 191 Old Farm Rd, Sagaponack. Bring gloves, bags provided.

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Sunday, May 21 – Sundays at 2: Mike Bottini – Otters on Long Island

Sunday, May 21 – Sundays at 2: Mike Bottini – Otters on Long Island – Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center, 1061 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike.

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Friday, June 9 – Full Strawberry Moon Hike. 9:00PM-10:00PM.

Friday, June 9 – Full Strawberry Moon Hike. 9:00PM-10:00PM. Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG) and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo).  Join FLPG and SoFo on a leisurely-paced hike through open-field trails. This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe. It was christened for the strawberry because the relatively short season for harvesting strawberries comes each year during the month of June. Refreshments afterwards. Meet at the SoFo Museum parking lot, 377 Bridgehampton Turnpike, 200 yards north of the RR tracks. Leader: Jean Dodds, 631-599-2391.

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